Farmers Protest Update: Delhi borders shut as farmers stage sit-in protest
The National capital’s border points are under heavy deployment with concrete barriers and multi-layered barricades as farmers agitating against the Centre’s new agriculture laws blocked the Delhi-Noida border. Hundreds of farmers has gathered at a Noida-Delhi border point, stopping traffic movement on a key route connecting Uttar Pradesh and the national capital.
The farmers remained at the Chilla border where multi-layered security has been deployed on both the Delhi as well as Noida side with police personnel in huge numbers, protestors are being prohibited from proceeding towards the national capital.
Two more border points connecting the national capital with Gurgaon and Jhajjar-Bahadurgarh has also been closed as precautionary measures, leading to heavy traffic jams in several parts of the city. With this, in total five border points, including Tikri and Singhu , have been closed due to the protest.